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Exercises in Consciousness

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Exercises in Consciousness intends to expand the understanding of memory by exploring it as an embodiment of sensorial practice and as an extended social vocabulary. Memory resides in our everyday rituals and social relationships, as well in memorials and traditions of remembrance. Accordingly, as a part of her investigation Røstad looks at the politics of forgetting and collective memory through art making and our personal experiences as witnesses in public space.

Keywords: forgetting, politics of remembrance, public sphere